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Federal complex in Pearl Harbor named after Inouye

HONOLULU (AP) - A new federal complex on Oahu is being named after the late Sen. Daniel Inouye.

Inouye's office said in a statement Tuesday the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Regional Center will be renamed the Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center.

It's the first structure to be named after the senator since he died in December at the age of 88.

Inouye shied away from having his name put on buildings or other things during his lifetime. An Army medical building and a University of Hawaii scholarship are some exceptions.

The local offices of the National Weather Service and National Marine Fisheries Service are among those who will move into the $330 million complex in Pearl Harbor. The center is scheduled to open in December.

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